Tom D'Amore

Tom D'Amore (Portland, Oregon)

Tom D'Amore

Attorney in Portland, OR
Professional Background

Tom D'Amore has dedicated his practice to catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, and complex litigation. Mr. D'Amore is well-known to insurance companies, corporations and opposing counsel as an ethical, experienced and aggressive advocate for his clients, and as a staunch defender of the civil justice system. Licensed in Oregon, Washington and California, Tom D’Amore is often asked to assist other attorneys and law firms with difficult cases throughout the U.S.

Mr. D'Amore's commitment to both his clients and to the legal community is unquestioned.

• President of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association 2010-11 (OTLA)

• American Association for Justice (AAJ): Board of Governors member, sits on the Audit Committee, former member of the Budget Committee, former Chair, Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway and Premises Liability Section (2008-2009)

• Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) Eagle Member

• Board-Certified Civil Trial Advocate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy

• American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

• Listed in Best Lawyers in America

• Board of Directors, Good Deeds (non-profit)

• Foundation Board of LaSalle Catholic College Preparatory High School

• Board of Directors, Oregon Law Institute

Presentations and Articles

• Critical Wisdom: how experienced attorneys can help newer attorneys - Trial Lawyer - Winter 2013

• Client involvement and motivation can make the case - Trial Lawyer - Winter 2011

• Stranger in a strange land brings light - Trial Lawyer - Spring 2011

• “Differences in Truck Cases” Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar

• “Discovery in Auto Injury Cases” Oregon Law Institute Continuing Legal Education Seminar

• “Rules of the Road CLE-PowerPoint” Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Litigator Lunch

• “Courtroom Evidence - Evidentiary Objections at Different Stages of Trial” Oregon Law Institute Continuing Legal Education Seminar

• “PIP Coverage and Disputes” Oregon State Bar Continuing Legal Education Seminar

• “Demonstration: Closing Argument” American Association for Justice Continuing Legal Education Seminar

• “How to Effectively Present and Defend PIP and UM/UIM Claims” Multnomah Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar

• Evidence in the Courtroom, “Dealing With Hostile Witnesses”

• Oregon Law Institute Continuing Legal Education Seminar

• “Opening Statement: Terry Stotz v. St. Patrick’s Medical Center”

• Oregon State Bar Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 12th Annual Oregon Trail Advocacy College

• “Direct and Cross Examination” Defense Practice Academy

• Oregon Association of Defense Council Continuing Legal Education Seminar

• “Wrongful Death Settlement Planning: What Every Litigator Should Know” Oregon State Bar Continuing Legal Education Seminar

• “Depositions & the Paralegal’s Role” Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Legal Staff Section Seminar

• “Fundamentals of Accident Reconstructionists: Should I Hire One? What Can They Do?” American Association for Justice Winter Convention

• “Taking and Defending Depositions” Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar

• “How to Deal with Injuries and Damages Arising from a Motor Vehicle Accident” Multnomah Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar

• “A Myriad of Issues” Oregon Trial Lawyers Power Hour

• “The Hidden Tort Reform Virus: How Attacks on the Collateral Source Rule Can Hurt Your Client”

• Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Motor Vehicle Continuing Legal Education Seminar

• “Client Intake: It Pays to be Picky” Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Mock Trial Presentation

• “Nailing Corporate Wrongdoers” Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar

• “Winning the Complex Auto Case” Oregon Law Institute Continuing Legal Education Seminar

• “UM/UIM/PIP” Multnomah Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar

• “Auto Insurance Coverage and Litigation” Oregon State Bar Continuing Legal Education Seminar

• “Top Ten Things to Know About Oregon Automobile Contract & Insurance Laws” Washington State Association for Justice (formerly WSTLA) Continuing Legal Education Seminar

• “Depositions”

• Oregon Trial Lawyers Association New Lawyers Seminar

• “ERISA: Knowing What Few Rights Your Clients Have”

• Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Litigator Lunch Seminar

• “Does the Insured Know What Allstate is Doing? And Does the Claimant Know What Allstate is Doing?” Washington State Association for Justice (Formerly WSTLA) Continuing Legal Education Seminar.

Member: Oregon State Bar (Member, House of Delegates)

State Bar of California

Washington State Bar Association

Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (Eagle Member)

Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (President, 2010-2011; Executive Officer; Member: President's Circle, 1997; Board of Governors, 1998; Chairperson, Motor Vehicles Section, 1998-2000)

American Association for Justice (Board of Governors; Leader's Forum; Past Chair, Motor Vehicles Collision and Premises Liability Section; Chair, Audit Committee.)
503-821-7953 503-821-7953 Call now
Free Consultation
Practice Area
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
  • Consumer Class Actions
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Injury
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Unfair Insurance Practice
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Complex Litigation
Total time spent on pro bono work: 5%
Ratings

Overall Client Rating

in Personal Injury
 
5.0 out of 5.0
Communication Ability
5.0
Responsiveness
5.0
Quality of Service
5.0
Value for Money
5.0
  • Data based on 1 reviews
  • Recommended by 1 Client(s)
  • Last reviewed on 10/18/12
Posted by a Consumer on 10/18/12
5.0 out of 5.0
I have never been in the position of needing someone to stand up for me, and the prospect of hiring an attorney was daunting. The attorneys and staff at D’Amore Law Group put me at ease. After enduring a painful and permanent injury because of someone else’s carelessness, I was able to focus on healing and recovery. I am very grateful to Tom, Doug and the D’Amore Law Group.

Overall Peer Rating

 
5.0 out of 5.0
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Managing Partner
Admission Details
Admitted in 1990, California
1992, Oregon
1993, Washington
Additional Payment Information
Free Initial Consultation
Fixed Hourly Rates
Fixed Fees Available
Law School Attended
Pepperdine University School of Law
Class of 1990
J.D.
University Attended
University of Nevada
Class of 1984
B.A.

University of Nevada
Class of 1985
B.S.
Associations & Memberships
Oregon State Bar (Member, House of Delegates)
State Bar of California
Washington State Bar Association
Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (Eagle Member)
Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (President, 2010-2011; Executive Officer; Member: President's Circle, 1997-; Board of Governors, 1998-; Chairperson, Motor Vehicles Section, 1998-2000)
American Association for Justice (Board of Governors; Leader's Forum; Chair, Retirement Committee; Past Chair, Motor Vehicles Collision and Premises Liability Section; Past Chair, Audit Committee.).
Representative Transactions
Finance Charter for No on Ballot Measure 51, 2008; Treasurer for Re-Election Campaign of Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski, 2007; Treasurer for Opportunity PAC.

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Firm Address
D'Amore Law Group
1001 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1100,
Portland, OR 97204
U.S.A.
Phone 1
503-222-6333 Call now
Fax
503-224-1895
Phone 2
800-905-4676
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Tom D'Amore
Managing Partner
D'Amore Law Group
1001 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1100,
Portland, OR 97204

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